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Many more rare/choice conifers and broad leaves are available. Please message me for the full stock list.(1,100no. species/cv's) and picture files. Larger and smaller sizes may be available. Prices are ex vat, ex nursery, 30% surcharge ex vat for orders under £250 ex vat. The conifer stock is probably the most diverse retail collection in the UK with over 100no. items that I am sole uk supplier of. Items listed on GPS are offered subject to availability, and subject to more recent updates. E&OE
Longleaf pine, Southern pitch pine, Pitch pine, Southern yellow pine, Pine
Pinus palustris (Longleaf pine). This is a long-needled pine, it will keep its cones for up to 15-20 years. The dark green 3 sheath needles are about 18 inches long on young trees and about 9 inches on mature trees. The cones are 6-10 inches long.
They will grow in a wide range of conditions, they are wind resistant and will thrive on soils of moderate to low fertility which are well drained.
Many species have ornamental fruit. Suitable for coastal conditions.